Edld 5352 Week 4 Assignment 2


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Edld 5352 Week 4 Assignment 2

  1. 1. Week 4 Assignment, Part 1: Development of an organization chart integrating technology Technology Organizational Chart Director of Chief Academic Webmaster Information Officer Technology Board Members Superintendent Coordinator of Network Network Applications Administrator Administrator Administration of Operations of Instruction SBDM Principal Dean of Instructional Technology Technology Specialists Principal’s Role: Collaborates Dean with the Instructional Team to of develop an evaluation plan on Instruction how to monitor teachers’ instruction and their implementation of technology. They will “inspire and facilitate among all stakeholders a shared Teacher vision of purposeful change that maximizes use of digital- age resources to meet and exceed learning goals, support effective instructional practice…”(National Students Educational Technology Standards (NETS-A) Webmaster: Makes Dir. of Info. Tech.: Chief Academic Superintendent: Board Members: certain all Approves the Officer: Reviews Reviews Reviews and gives components are in implementation of and submits to recommendations final approval working order. software/hardware. Superintendent for and submits to Board approval. for final approval. Coor. of Applications Network Admin. of Network Admin. of Instructional Tech. SBDM: Reviews and Admin.: Field tests the Oper.(NAO): Instruction: Assists Specialists: Tests provides feedback to hardware /software Evaluates the the NAO in the products by acting Principal. usefulness of evaluation process the student user. softwar/hardware Dean of Technology: Works closely with Dean of Instruction Dean of Instruction: Teacher: Provides Students: End user for implementation process as Disseminates to teachers instruction on use and and provides teachers well as keep track of progress of for implementation and uses of technology to with feedback. Page 1 –implementation. Revised October 2009 provide prof. devel. students as well as keeps Training as well as keeps track of progress. track of progress.
  2. 2. Week 4 Assignment, Part 2: Professional Development Planning Session Purpose: To help teachers utilize technology to gather, analyze and use data for student improvement. Objective of Professional Development: Analyze data to improve the use of technology during instruction. Grade Level: Facilitator: Location: Start Time: End-Time: Teachers grades IVONNE School library 3:00pm 3:45pm 10th, 11th, 12th Rodriguez Wednesday early dismissal day Learner- Purpose Description Steps Estimated Centered Time Activity Thank teachers Purpose is to Teachers come 1. Teachers are 3 minutes for attending. allow teachers to the library and asked to seat Allow a few time to relax and begin to relax themselves with minutes for feel a sense of after a few 6 per table two enjoying snacks comfort. minutes of 10th grade and and socializing with two 11th grade introductions. their co-workers. and two 12th grade. 2. Allow them time to enjoy snacks and relax. Pass out a copy Purpose is to Explain to the 1. Pass out a 3 minutes of the TEA present STaR teachers that the graph identifying Campus Chart data in STaR data is the three years Statewide graphical form1 representation of of STaR Chart Summary, and for teachers their knowledge data, identifying District to begin thinking in the the changes that Improvement about the implementation occurred, a copy Plan (DIP), Sam reasons for the of technology in of the CIP and Houston changes fro their instruction DIP and AEIS Campus “Advanced Tech” and its uses. data. Improvement to “Developing Explain also how 2. Allow three Plan (CIP), and Tech” in certain that ultimately minutes to TEKS for areas. And to affects student glance at the Technology discuss the improvement. information. Applications, effects on 1 My blogspot: http://learning-2-lead.blogspot.com Page 2 – Revised October 2009
  3. 3. AEIS data and student 3. Ask teachers STaR Chart data educational to think about which identifies progress. their current campus teaching strengths and strategies. weaknesses. Allow a few of minutes to review the graphical results and identify the goals of the CIP and DIP. State the Purpose is for Describe the 1. State the 10 minutes purpose for the teachers to reason we are reason why they Professional analyze the coming together are being asked Development graph and as a professional to come session. Identify collaborate to learning together. the “Key Areas” identify and community. 2. Use the graph in the STaR reflect on the Explain the to guide teachers Chart and allow possible reasons importance of in identifying the teachers time to for the making certain strengths and collaborate and decreases and that weaknesses in provide possible their limitation on implementing the Key Areas of reasons for the how to technology the STaR Chart decreases from implement during instruction and correlate Advanced Tech technology in is an integral part them to the goals to Developing their instruction, of students’ of the CIP and Tech. as well as learning and how DIP, AEIS report comparing it to we can develop as well as review school a plan of action the TEKS for improvement to improve. Technology. data. 3. Give teachers chart paper and have them provide 3 ways they can immediately implement technology in their instruction. 4. Walk around to observe teacher collaboration process. 5. Provide guidance on Technology TEKS objectives Page 3 – Revised October 2009
  4. 4. if needed. 6. Review the groups’ answers and post the common responses. Review and Purpose is for Teachers will 1. Teachers will 5 minutes reflect on current teachers to discuss the review their strategies being collaborate and strategies they current teaching used in the compare and used and will and learning classroom and reflect on their reflect on the strategies and compare them to current practices changes they reflect on their the STaR Chart versus what is need to make in effects on the data and AEIS actually being order to improve STaR Chart data data, as well as documented on in the key areas and AEIS. share any the STaR Chart from Developing 2. They will effective data and AEIS Tech to share strategies strategies for and share Advanced Tech. that are working implementation practices that with others. of technology may have proven they may have successful with used. their students. “Teachers exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others.”2 Develop new Purpose is to Teachers will 1. Provide 19 minutes strategies to help develop new research current access to target the strategies for the best practices on computers so technology implementation how to teachers can objectives and of technology in implement research best device a plan of their instruction. technology in practices. action for They will also their instruction 2. Each group is immediate determine as well as how to to provide one implementation support needed improve their best practice and with the support from own knowledge 2 National Education Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS*T) (2008) Website retrieved December 11, 2009 from http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/NETS/ForTeachers/Nets_for_Teachers.htm Page 4 – Revised October 2009
  5. 5. of Administration. of its use and post on the Administration. “Educational uses and board. Administrators develop a plan of 3. Teachers will establish and action on how review the STaR maintain a robust and when to chart data and infrastructure for implement them compare them to technology immediately. the Campus including Statewide integrated, Summary data to interoperable determine how technology our students are systems to doing compared support to the district. management, operations, 4. Teachers will teaching and utilize the results learning.”3 of the data and develop a plan on how to “engage students in exploring real- world issues and solving authentic problems using digital tools and resources.”4 5. Teachers will discuss ways to “assess the outcomes and processes”5 of the integration of technology. 6. Teachers will identify their own technology needs and identify any further professional development. 7. Teachers will come to a consensus on 3 National Education Technology Standard for Administrators (NETS*A) (2008) Website retrieved December 11, 2009 from http://www.iste.org/content/navigationmenu/nets/foradministrators/nets_for_administrators.htm 4 National Education Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS*T) (2008) Website retrieved December 11, 2009 from http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/NETS/ForTeachers/Nets_for_Teachers.htm 5 EDLD 5352 Instructional Leadership, Week 3 Interview Part II, Ms. Cindy Cummings. Page 5 – Revised October 2009
  6. 6. the time from its implementation and evaluation of the progress. 8. Teachers will determine the technology tools to be used to evaluate student progress. Evaluate Purpose is to Teachers will 1. Provide 5 minutes collaborative determine answer 5 survey survey to meeting with a effectiveness of questions teachers. survey and set a the collaborative indicating the 2. Collect time frame for meeting and to effectiveness of surveys. monitoring determine the the collaborative students’ time frame for team meeting 3. Set 2 dates for progress after monitoring and and whether or updates on implementation reviewing not it met their student of technology in students’ needs. They will progress. their instruction progress after also establish a 4. Set a final using the new implementation time frame for date for strategies. instructional tracking student monitoring of Teachers will strategies using progress. They student progress also develop a technology. will identify any and data plan to improve additional collection using their own professional the technological development predetermined abilities. needs they may technological have. tools such as STaR Chart data, AEIS data, Benchmarks, daily class work and TAKS. 5. Thank teachers for their participation and willingness to help all students. Page 6 – Revised October 2009